How Many Syns In Birdseye Chicken Dippers? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
2 February, 2023

How Many Syns In Birdseye Chicken Dippers? Are They High In Syns? - Our Syn Guide

If you're looking to put an easy freezer meal in the oven for dinner, you might be tempted to use a packet of Birdseye chicken dippers, but since these chicken pieces are breaded you will need to ensure you are counting their syns on the SW plan.

Are Birdseye Chicken Dippers High In Syns On Slimming World?

Birdeye chicken dippers have 11.5 syns for five dippers making them very high in syns, we, therefore, suggest only having these chicken dippers as the occasional treat on the plan when your syns allow. 

To find out more about the syns in Birdseye chicken dippers we've composed a syn guide below, discussing why these chicken dippers are so high in syns, some syn values of Birdseye meals, low syn alternatives and our own SW chicken dipper recipe.

Why Are Birdseye Chicken Dippers So High In Syns?

At 11.5 syns for five dippers, Birdseye chicken dippers are very high in syns taking up the majority of your 15 syn daily allowance on the plan.

These chicken dippers get their high syn value from the frying because they are coated in batter, this deep frying makes them very high in fat, having 12g of fat per portion. We would recommend having a small portion of these dippers to help save syns.

Syn Values Of Birdseye Chicken Meals

Birdseye has a large range of chicken freezer meals like their chicken dippers for a convenient meal, to help you compare syns, we've listed some of their range along with their syn values down below.

Syn Values Of Birdseye Chicken Meals
  • Birds Eye 2 Original Chicken Chargrills 170g - 7.5 syns.
  • Birds Eye 2 Southern Fried Chicken in Breadcrumbs 180g - 12 syns.
  • Birds Eye 4 Chicken Burgers with Golden Wholegrain 200g - 6 syns.
  • Birds Eye 2 Crispy Chicken in Tempura Batter 170g - 11 syns.
  • Birds Eye 2 Sweet & Sticky BBQ Chicken Chargrills 174g - 7.5 syns.
  • Birds Eye 2 Chicken Quarter Pounders 227g - 16.5 syns.
  • Birds Eye 2 Hot & Spicy Chicken in Breadcrumbs 180g - 12 syns.
  • Birds Eye 2 Chicken Shop Ultimate Fillet Burgers 227g - 14 syns.
  • Birds Eye 2 Garlic & Herb Chicken Kievs 204g - 13 syns.
  • Birds Eye 50 Chicken Nuggets with Golden Wholegrain 790g - 12 syns.
  • Birds Eye 4 Shortcrust Chicken Pies 620g - 13.5 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Birdseye Chicken Dippers

If you find Birdseye chicken dippers to be too high in syns there are lots of other low-syn alternative dippers from other brands for a quick and easy dinner.

  • Tesco 44 Battered Chicken Dippers 1kg - 8 syns for four.
  • Birds Eye Green Cuisine Meat Free Chicken Dippers - 12.5 syns for five.
  • Aldi Roosters 24 Chicken Dippers in Batter 450g - 2 syns per dipper.
  • Iceland 60 Crispy Chicken Dippers 1.08kg - 1.5 syns per dipper.
  • Iceland Crispy Chicken Breast Dippers 900g - 8 syns a portion.
  • Asda 38 Battered Chicken Dippers 684g - 8 syns.
  • Sainsbury's 44 Battered Chicken Dippers 1kg - 10.5 syns.
  • Lidl Red Hen 42 Crispy Chicken Dippers 750g - 10 syns.
  • Morrisons 25 Battered Chicken Dippers 450g - 11.5 syns.
  • Asda Free From 12 BBQ Chicken Dippers 360g - 12.5 syns.

Our SW Chicken Dipper Recipe

If you love chicken dippers, but don't want to spend all the syns, you can always try making your chicken dippers at home with our slimming world recipe below which only has 1.5 syns per serving.


  • 60g wholemeal roll.
  • Two eggs.
  • Low cal cooking spray.
  • Pinch of mustard powder.
  • Two pinches of dried herbs.
  • Four chicken breasts.


  1. Start by heating your oven to gas mark 6 then line a baking tray and spray with your oil. Put your wholemeal roll into a blender then add in the mustard powder and herbs and mix.
  2. In another bowl beat your eggs, dip the chicken breast into the eggs then the bread mixture to coat them.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes.
Our SW Chicken Dipper Recipe

Final Words

Overall, Birdseye chicken dippers are quite high in syns having 11.5 syns for five dippers, these dippers are high in syns because they are fried in oil which makes them high in fat. To save syns we recommend choosing a low syn alternative which starts as low as 1.5 syns a dipper or making your own at home with wholemeal rolls.

Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.
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